bougainvillia

noun
bou·​gain·​vil·​lia | \ˌbü-gən-ˈvil-yə, ˌbō-, ˌbu̇-, -ˈvē-ə\

Definition of bougainvillia 

1 capitalized : a widely distributed genus of marine hydrozoans forming arborescent colonies and having polyps with a single whorl of tentacles

2 plural -s : bougainvillea

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History and Etymology for bougainvillia

New Latin, from Louis Antoine de Bougainville + New Latin -ia

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